The economy's vital signs spell trouble.
On a frigid morning in Washington, DC, two boys about 13 or 14 come to
the driveway of the Ambassador Baptist Church, where the day's meager
food offerings are displayed.
Washington no longer feels it ought to insure that everyone has enough to eat.
Week after week Bush and his people have been getting pounded by newly
emboldened Democrats and liberal pundits for having exaggerated the
threat posed by Saddam Hussein and his still-elusive w
Watch for William Greider's forthcoming book The Soul of Capitalism: Opening Paths to a Moral Economy, due in bookstores in early September. Click here for info on the book and original reflections and riffs from Greider.
In late June, George W. Bush spoke of Africa as a famine-stricken
continent where the people are unable to grow enough food for
In the final days of Rudy Giuliani's term as mayor of New York, three
months after the heroism of 9/11, he quietly approved a politically
wired project to build twenty-five multimillion-dollar
Since 1968 the Democrats have been shut out, more or less, as majority
party. But with a small bump in left-of-center turnout, they'd be
running the country.
This fall will see a fact-finding mission to Iraq to evaluate the condition of workers and the status of the labor movement.
While fighting givebacks, unions can't lose sight of the big healthcare